A piece of 'World's best blackberry pie'

Friday, June 13, 2008

Want to taste the "World's Best Blackberry Pie"? Come to Lynnville on Saturday, June 28, and you can taste this pie at the 8th Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival. A great day of activities is planned for everyone to enjoy.

The Lynnville Community Club and The Town of Lynnville are the organizers of this festival. Mrs. Billie May and RTM Productions are the sponsors of the festival. Donations for the festival have been given by Nelle Hewitt Anderson, Tommy Hyatt, Jonathan Hickerson, Valley Packaging and others.

Vendors of all kinds will be set up on the Lynnville Square selling their wares. If you would like a booth, call 931-527-3922 or 931-527-0032.

At 9 a.m. the Tumble Town Tumblers will perform on the square. "Music With Mommie" will be at the Reid Theater at 10 a.m.

Beans and poke sallet will be served from 11a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Lynnville Municipal Building. Beans, poke sallet, blackberry pie and drink will be $6. Blackberry pie will be $2 without the lunch. At 1 p.m. the Old and New Cloggers will perform on the square. Beth Hall and Sharon Kennedy's cheerleading squads will perform on the square at 2 p.m.

A political rally for the 2008 election will be held at 3 p.m. on the square. All candidates in the Giles County general election may speak at this time. Worley McKinney and Andy Chunn will be at the microphone all day on the stage located on the square telling about what is happening during the day.

There will be activities for the children to enjoy. From 7 to 10 p.m. there will be a street dance for everyone to enjoy. Bring your own chair.

For Southern hospitality at its best, come to the 8th Annual Lynnville Blackberry Festival on Saturday, June 28, and stay all day. Lynnville has a charm about it that everyone enjoys.

Five classmates of the Jones High School Class of 1950 met Tuesday, May 27, at The Magnolia Garden Tea Room in Lynnville for lunch. Those attending were Mary McGregor Moore Wright and Nancy Jo Dugger Hollis of Lynnville, Lois Adkins Goodman of Huntsville, Ala., Maizen Taylor Wiles of Lewisburg, Jonetta Dunnavant Beesley and friend from Murfreesboro, and Jean Ervin Hardiman of Pensacola, Fla.

Summer school is being held at Richland High School.

Lynnville Methodist Church will hold vacation Bible school June 16 through 20, from 9 a.m. until noon each day. Peggy Ward is the school director. For information, contact Mrs. Ward.

Lynnville First Presbyterian Church will hold vacation Bible school on June 30, and July 1, 2, and 3, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. each day.

The Lynnville Literary and Fine Arts Society met on Tuesday, June 10, in the fellowship hall of Lynnville First Presbyterian Church.

The Jones High School Class of 1958 held its 50th anniversary reunion this past weekend at the Lynnville Municipal Building.